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Shabestan

#300 of 8,883 Restaurants in Dubai
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Baniyas Rd | Baniyas Road, Deira, Dubai 476, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 222 7171
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12:30 - 15:15
19:30 - 23:15
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 15:15
Wed - Thu 19:30 - 23:30
Fri - Tue 19:30 - 23:15
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was ordinary at best. The chulo kebab priced at a premium were even lower in quality to the ones I have had at Iranian restaurants in the food court. Disappointed and the place needs a face-lift.

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Thank Yasir M
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked by phone for a Saturday evening, but you can just walk in. It was a very quiet evening as people are probably getting ready for the next working week which starts on Sundays. It seems they have live music at this restaurant from time to time. The service was a bit slow,but it was worth the wait. The... More 

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Manila, Philippines
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nagla who served us nicely and took care of us made our dinner a lot enjoyable the food was great and the service was awesome definitely coming back here again with my husband next time 👏🏻😃😘

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Thank Claire B
Maria T, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed the meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Nagla will be very happy to see your comments. Please do visit us again. Best regards, Sahar Mostafa Assistant Restaurant Manager More 

1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Exceptional service and even better food. This restaurant has an excellent atmosphere, and food is authentic Persian/Indian cuisine! Highly recommended!

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Maria T, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed the meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Please do visit us again. Best regards, Sahar Mostafa Assistant Restaurant Manager More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We got here early so the place was still empty but the service (by Mr. Kamran and his colleagues) was excellent and the food even better! Very good choice the restaurant's interior looks good and the view is not bad either

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Maria T, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed the meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Kamran and rest of the team will be happy to read your comments. Please do visit us again. Best regards, Sayed Mohamed Restaurant... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I had a wonderful night at this place. Good food excellent service, very well suggested and advised by Farah. Yassir

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Thank yramdjee
Maria T, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed the meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Farah will be happy to read your comments. Please do visit us again. Best regards, Sayed Mohamed Restaurant Manager More 

Munich, Germany
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I visit this restaurant for the last 8 YEARS and I was always happy..... but my last visit was more than shocking for me. The Persian life Musik turns into a ARABIC international Musik which was really surprising us! Quality of food was more than poor! No Persian rice (smell and quality) the meet/chicken, was not tasty and tender as... More 

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Thank always100
Maria T, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am truly sorry that you did not enjoy the meal at our restaurant. All your valuable comments has been noted and discussed with the team. Kindly give us one more opportunity and visit us for lunch or dinner to showcase our true hospitality which we are famous... More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

My husband, granddaughter and I ate at Shabestan this evening. We all ordered fesenjan, but because she wasn't too hungry, on the waiter's advice, she and my husband decided to share an order. This proved to be an excellent decision because the portions were huge. In addition, they served us a large mixed vegetable salad, a large basket of bread... More 

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Maria T, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed the meal at our restaurant along with your family. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. We look forward to welcome you and your guests in March. Please do visit us. Best regards, Sayed Mohamed... More 

Karachi, Pakistan
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

A perfect choice for Persian Cuisine with a lovely view of the Deira Creek located within the Radisson Blu Hotel, Deira Creek. Also a great option for business lunches. Overall had a good time.

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Maria T, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed the meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Please do visit us again. Best regards, Sayed Mohamed Restaurant Manager More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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62 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Ambuance and music are really nice, the service is great specially Najlaa. food is what you expect from a five star hotel resturant with a strong flavor. almost every thing was very delecisous. The music is sometimes a bit loud but its fund and enjoyable. Do not miss the rice and the Kobaidah.

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Maria T, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed the meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Nagla will be very happy to read your comments. I will look into the volume of the music. Please do visit us again.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 50 - USD 100
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:15
19:30 - 23:15
Monday
12:30 - 15:15
19:30 - 23:15
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:15
19:30 - 23:15
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:15
19:30 - 23:30
Thursday
12:30 - 15:15
19:30 - 23:30
Friday
12:30 - 15:15
19:30 - 23:15
Saturday
12:30 - 15:15
19:30 - 23:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baniyas Rd | Baniyas Road, Deira, Dubai 476, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 222 7171
Description
An award-winning Iranian restaurant in Dubai, Shabestanremarkably highlights the best of Persian cuisine. You can savor fine Iranian hospitality as you relish refreshing appetizers, flavor-filled rice, substantial platters of delectable meats, and freshly baked bread.

In inviting and plush settings, feast upon skewers of lamb and beef, and tasty main courses studded with medley of spices and herbs as you gaze upon gorgeous vistas of Dubai and listen to the pleasing sounds of live Iranian music. Finally, indulge in mouthwatering Persian sweets served alongside traditional tea impressively served inornamental tea glasses.

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